Friday, September 27, 2019

  1. America as a World Power Quiz #1

  2. Causes and the Start of War
    Take notes from the video and from lecture

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. What from today was at least somewhat familiar from last year?
    2. What from today was new information?

Thursday, September 26, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did Roosevelt want the United States to build a canal across Central America?
    2. How did the United States get the rights to build a canal across Central America?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: America Becomes a World Power Video

  3. Acquiring New Lands
    Use information sheets (Google Classroom) on China, Cuba, Philippines and Puerto Rico to fill out the chart and answer the questions

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. What was the most valuable territory the United States acquired during this unit? Why?
      • Alaska
      • Hawaii
      • “Cuba”
      • Puerto Rico
      • Guam
      • Philippines
      • Panama Canal

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was Roosevelt’s “Big Stick Diplomacy”?
    2. What was Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy”?
    3. What was Wilson’s “Missionary Diplomacy”?

  2. Roosevelt and the Panama Canal
    Take Notes

  3. Panama Canal Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis worksheet

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the consequences of the war for Spain and the United States?
    2. Why did the Treaty of Paris cause such debate among Americans?

  2. Fighting and End of the Spanish-American War
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: America Becomes a World Power Video

  4. Foreign Policy in Latin America
    Take Notes

Monday, September 23, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did some Americans have a strong economic interest in Cuba?
    2. Why did some Americans support Spanish control of Cuba, while others sympathized with the rebels?

  2. Causes of the Spanish-American War
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: America Becomes a World Power Video

  4. Fighting and End of the Spanish-American War
    Take Notes

Friday, September 20, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. From the perspective of an imperialist, rank the three reasons (political, economic, cultural) in order of justifiability, with reasons why.

  2. Imperialism and America
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: America Becomes a World Power Video

  4. Causes of the Spanish-American War
    Take Notes

Thursday, September 19, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    Copy: Imperialism--Policy in which stronger nations extend their political, economic, or military control over weaker territories
    1. List examples of imperialism throughout history.

  2. Imperialism and America
    Take Notes

  3. Finish Living Wage? Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis worksheet

  4. Begin work on America as a World Power Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Note: Test on Progressivism and essential questions due on Wednesday, September 18th
  1. Progressivism Test

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the main reasons for the expansion and improvement of public education?
    2. What post-Reconstruction voting restrictions were imposed on African Americans in the South?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Progressive Era Video

  3. Living Wage? Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis worksheet

  4. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Monday, September 16, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How was Wilson able to win the election of 1912?
    2. What legislation did Wilson use to attack trusts and monopolies?

  2. Social Changes
    Take Notes

  3. Washington vs Du Bois Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Friday, September 13, 2019

  1. Department Close Reading Benchmark #1

Thursday, September 12, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What legislation passed during Roosevelt’s presidency protected citizens?
    2. Why did Roosevelt come to oppose Taft for the presidency in 1912?

  2. Republican Turmoil
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Progressive Era Video

  4. Woodrow Wilson's "New Freedom"
    Take Notes

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. What was the most important action taken by the three Progressive presidents? Why?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Theodore Roosevelt become president?
    2. How did Roosevelt’s intervention in a coal strike set a precedent for federal arbitration?

  2. Teddy Roosevelt's "Square Deal"
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Progressive Era Video

  4. Republican Turmoil
    Take Notes

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Using the muckrakers document analysis chart, answer the following in ten minutes: Citing specific evidence from the documents, how did the Muckrakers use different types of information to influence public opinion? What was the most and least persuasive?

  2. Teddy Roosevelt's "Square Deal"
    Take Notes

Monday, September 9, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did natural disasters help launch the movement to reform local government?
    2. Out of the election reforms, which two do you think were the most important? Why?

  2. Women's Suffrage
    Take Notes

  3. Finish Analyzing Primary Sources
    Review HIPP analysis and complete document analysis worksheet

Friday, September 6, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the four goals of progressives?
    2. If you were a Progressive, which goal would you tackle first? Why?

  2. Local and State Reforms
    Take Notes

  3. Analyzing Primary Sources
    Review HIPP analysis and complete document analysis worksheet

Thursday, September 5, 2019

  1. Finish America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  2. Goals of Progressives
    Take Notes

  3. Muckrakers Document Analysis
    Use the six documents from class to fill out the chart

  4. Begin work on Progressivism Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Note: Test on Industrialization and essential questions due on Wednesday, September 4th
  1. Continue America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  2. Industrialization Test

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  1. Finish Simpsons--Last Exit to Springfield Episode
    Homer becomes the union boss

  2. America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  3. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)